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Believing in Yellowstone: The Moralization of Nature and the Creation of America’s Eden

Justin Farrell

in The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how materially instrumental or utilitarian aspects of social life can acquire moral and religious meanings. It argues that the use of natural resources in Yellowstone underwent a ... More


The New (Wild) West: Social Upheaval, Moral Devaluation, and the Rise of Conflict

Justin Farrell

in The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how dramatic social change in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) after 1970 ramped up competing moral commitments. It draws on a wealth of longitudinal data about ... More


After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Linda L. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents the history and aftereffects of the fires of 1988 that swept through the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) describes the chronology of the fires, the areas burned, and the extent ... More


Drilling Our Soul: Moral Boundary Work in an Unlikely Old-West Fight against Fracking

Justin Farrell

in The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter investigates an “outlier” case of environmental conflict, where things did not follow the same social patterns observed elsewhere in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). The case ... More


Snags and Coarse Woody Debris: An Important Legacy of Forests in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Daniel B. Tinker and Dennis H. Knight

in After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes the snags and coarse woody debris (CWD) in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Severe forest fires, such as those that occurred in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem of 1988, ... More


The Fires of 1988: A Chronology and Invitation to Research

Linda L. Wallace, Francis J. Singer, and Paul Schullery

in After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter looks at the large-scale fires of 1998 that swept through the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, most notably in Yellowstone National Park. It resulted from a combination of drought, ... More


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